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Simon Cowell was born in Lambeth, London and brought up in Elstree, Hertfordshire. He is the son of Julie Cowell (née Josie Dalglish), a ballet dancer, and Eric Selig Phillip Cowell, a music industry executive. Simon started his career in the music industry working in the mailroom at EMI Music Publishing. He worked as a record producer, talent ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American Idol
American Idol Himself - Judge / Himself / Himself - Host / Himself -\sJudge
(2002-2016)
The X Factor
The X Factor Music Department
(2004-2016)
The X Factor
The X Factor Music Department
(2011-2013)
Scary Movie 3
Scary Movie 3 Himself
(2003)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Music department (7 credits)
 2009-2015 The Xtra Factor (TV Series) (composer - 67 episodes)
- Live Show 1 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Auditions 4 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Auditions 3 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Auditions 2 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Auditions 1 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
 2004-2015 The X Factor (TV Series) (composer - 72 episodes)
- Auditions 4 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Auditions 3 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Auditions 2 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Auditions 1 (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Final Results (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
 2011-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (composer - 56 episodes)
- Live Decider 6 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Show 6 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Decider 5 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Show 5 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Decider 4 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
 2011-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (composer - 22 episodes)
- Judge's House #3: Part 2 - Top 16 Chosen (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Season Finale, Part 2 of 2 (2011) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Season Finale, Part 1 of 2 (2011) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Results Show #8 (2011) ... (composer: theme music)
- Live Performance Show #8 (2011) ... (composer: theme music)
 2011 The X Factor Digital Experience (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
 2010/I X Factor (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
 2006 The X Factor: Battle of the Stars (TV Movie) (composer: title music)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Pizza Hut (2002) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 11 Interviews | 22 Articles | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Simon Cowel | Simon

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

Pop music is a youth market, and a business. See more »

Trivia:

A TV commercial proposal was made to him by his agent who told him that he would be paid $1m for a day's work (the good news). When Cowell asked about the bad news, he was informed that the commercial was for "Viagra". Cowell reneged (interview: Piers Morgan Tonight: Episode dated 5 April 2011 (2011)). See more »

Trademark:

English accent See more »

Nickname:

Nasty Simon See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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